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for more than a year now, americans have been told that the war against isis in syria and iraq has been going well. as were the u.s. efforts to train iraqi soldiers. butted today a congressional task force says ll altered. and it blamed u.s. central command who runs the wars in the middle east. axelrod has been lukie looking this. >> reporter: a whistleblower that intelligence was being manipulated by command leadership. mr. pompeo is a member of the task force. >> this information from talented professionals did their
was going on, on the ground, but when it got to very senior levels, that information was changed. >> reporter: starting around mid-2014, final reports and public statements painted a rosier frose ier picture of the iraqi army's strengths. such as when the then commander general lloyd austin testified in march of 2015 that isis had been weakened in >> the fact is that he can no longer do what he did at the outset, which is to seize and hold new territory. he has assumed a defensive crouch in iraq. >> reporter: around the same time an official stated the iraqi army could soon be ready to launch a major offensive to retake the city of mosul, a year 1/2 later, that still hasn't happened.
they need straight up intelligence telling them what they're up against. >> the committee was made up largely of a republicans and democrats launched their own investigation and came up with the same conclusions. >> jim axelrod reporting for us tonight. thank you. a north carolina man is charged with murder in a case 2012 killing of trayvon martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. here from raleigh. sfwlrks t >> reporter: the 911 call from this raleigh home came sunday morning. >> reporter: the caller was 39-year-old chad copely, a self described neighborhood watchman. his complaint was about a large
>> reporter: minutes later, copely called 911 a second time. >> reporter: the victim, 20-year-old coren thomas, h next door. copely then said. police say thomas was unarmed and copely's warning shot was a shotgun blast fired from inside his garage. he's in jail now, charged with first degree murder. copely's attorney issued a statement saying we urge restraint and that folks not rush to judgment. the victim's mother, simone
raleigh to new york in 2001 to keep her son safe. >> he was a good kid. and i don't have him no more. and there's nothing i can do. >> reporter: copely's being held without bond on the murder charge. thomas's muggother is trying to raise the money she needs to bury her son. florida reported three more three more people believed to be infected by florida mosquitos. so far it appears to be contained in one square mile of miami. zika is known to cause microcephaly, in which a baby's head and brain are abnormally small. we asked doctor to tell us more about this rare disorder.
>> reporter: like most 6-year-olds, edmund loves toys, and his mother. but he has microcephaly, the revlt of a genetic disorder his mom elizabeth didn't know about while she was pregnant. >> when he first came, i was like i didn't sign up for this. of course you sign up for it. >> reporter: they were told he might not ever recognize him and some suggested he be institutionalized. what was your response? >> my first response was i didn't think people did that anymore. >> reporter: he didn't sit up or crawl until he was three and still doesn't talk. but he's reaching milestones, walking with help, riding a bike and playing with his two brothers. >> we're teaching him sign language. >> reporter: give me an example.
>> reporter: so you speak edmund? >> yes. and he's invented his own signs. >> you just made that up? >> yeah. >> reporter: and genetic ones like edmunds and infekctions during pregnancy like zika and measles. symptoms and prognosis can vary widely. can you touch my nose? you can. so, you understand a lot.he >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: it's too early to tell how it will effect the lives of those affected by zika. >> i kept saying what's going to happen. >> reporter: and she still doesn't really know. >> i actually haven't asked for a prognosis in forever because he's charting his own course. >> reporter: but she has advice for mothers of baby with birth defects from zika.
and you will love your child and your child will love you. >> reporter: and she says know you will find a new normal. ? clap your hands ? yes, well done. >> reporter: cbs news. maryland. coming up next. a hazard on the highway. and how to make roads safer. if you take multiple medications a dry mouth can be a common side effect. that's why there's biotene. it comes in oral rinse, spray or gel, so there's moisturizing relief for everyone. biotene. for people who suffer
that drivers don't know about but a report out today finds that it is causing 10s of thousands of crashes. here's chris van cleave. >> reporter: watch as this yellow pad falls off a trailer of a minnesota interstate in june. >> i just saw the thing fall, so i knew i had to move. i got severely lucky that no one ran me over or hit me. >> reporter: in january, 26-year-old charles killed outside boston when this flew off the pick up truck and hit his car. over 200,000 crashes were caused by road debris, injuring 39,000 people, more than 500 died. >> if they would take the necessary precautions to secure their load or maintain their vehicle properly.
something wrong? >> if you wouldn't want a family member driving behind you, probably a good sign it's not safe. >> reporter: next week, heidi coffee will mark 10 years since the day her husband, gavin was killed on a seattle freeway. metal shevling fell off a truck, when he swerved to avoid it, he was hit by another car. 37% of roa deaths happen that way. she was pregnant with their fifth child. >> i miss being a wife because that was my favorite thing was to be his wife and best friend and that's what i miss the most. >> reporter: these accidents are most common in highways and they can face fines, particularly if it results in an accident, in 16
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magic and bird, ali and frazier and tonight, lochte and phelps. they'll dual in the pool one last time. ben tracy is in rio. >> lochte in lane four. >> reporter: in the the individual medley last night, the two greatest american male swimmers of all time were separated only by the lane line. michael phelps and ryan lochte have been rivals for years. >> he's the hardest competitor i've ever gone against and he's
neither am i. >> reporter: 24phelps beating lochte each time but lochte holds the world record in the event. he's now won 12 olympic medals and would be the most decorated swimmer of all time if it wasn't for phelps. >> it's going to be a crazy >> it's a very big deal. i don't think they'd be as good in this event if they didn't push each other. >> reporter: along the way the two rivals became friends. they're sharinge inging a room athletes village. >> win or lose we'll still be friends and the rivalry we created is great. >> reporter: cbs news, rio de
? ? this is the "cbs overnight news." welcome to the overnight news. hillary clinton has outlined her strategy to boost the american economy and create jobs. she against her rival, donald trump who gave his own economic address earlier this week. >> now, when it comes to creating jobs, i would argue it's not even close. even conservative experts say trump's agenda will pull our ecaneomy back into recession. and according to an independent analysis by a former economic advisor to senator john mccain,
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president. donald trump has launched a new barrage of attacks. he's blaming the former secretary of state for founding ice. and took aim at the email cont ruversy. >> reporter: hammering the former secretary of state on the economy, immigration and her plan to admit syrian refugees but one attack was undercut visitor with a scandals past. >> are we having fun with these stupid boards? we love these boards. >> reporter: donald trump brought props to his evening rally outside fort lauderdale. visual cue cards to keep him on message. the points give trump a way to drive attacks against hillary clinton and exploit her latest email revelations. >> this was big stuff.
it's illegal. it's called pay for play. >> reporter: new lae released emails that critics allege show evidence favors were granted to clinton foundation donors. >> it revealed the lies, the deception, the dishonesty. >> reporter: the clinton campaign insists she quote never took action as secretary of state because of the clinton found asiatifoundat. trump also tried to tie hillary clinton and president obama to founding ice. >> i would say the co founder would be crooked hillary clinton. >> reporter: but when he shifted to another attack, it backfired. >> and that guy is sitting back there and of course he likes
mateen sat behind clinton a at a rally. >> how many of you know me? >> reporter: but he had an unexpected supporter of his own, disgraced former congressman, foley. >> how did you like that picture? >> reporter: foley resigned from congress in 2006 after admitting he sent and text messages to boys who were or had been house pages. this contributed to house republicans losing their majority. he's appeared at previous trump events and spoken favorably of the real estate developer turned politician a new report accused them of down playing the isis threat.
security interests in the middle east and other regions. >> reporter: according to the report, senior leaders panlted a far rosier picture of theert effort to combat isis. beginning in mid-2014, final intelligence report contradicted the initial internal assessments made by its pompeo, a member from kansas. >> the task force stems from a whistleblower complaint by a senior analyst alleging that intell had been manipulated. this is under investigation by the inspector department general. >> there is question of how people inside the analytic arm
depicted what was gaughoing on, the ground but then the information was changed. >> reporter: the task force also found that the public statements were far more positive than events on the ground warranted. such as in march op2014, commander general lloyd austin testified to congress. >> the fact is he can no longer do what he did at the outset, which is to seize and hold new territory. he has assumed a defensive crouch in iraq. >> reporter: as of today, more than a year later, the iraqi city of mosul still remains under isis control. and while they found -- the task force found no evidence that the
cbs news has learned a sky diving instructor involved in a deadly accident in california was not certified by the united states parachute association. they were killed during a tandem jump near lodi south of sacramento. this raises how sky tiev diving is regulated. >> he was just the best kid and the neatest personality. >> reporter: last saturday ways supposed to be a fun outing with friends, just weeks before the honor student was set to head off to college. his mother took this photo of him at the parachute center. >> he gave me a hug and said i love you mom and i said i love
>> reporter: were those the lasts words? at first she thought her son had backed out of the jump until she spotted emergency services in the field. >> the officer said the two men on the ground are deceased and i lost it. i remember screaming and screaming. thinking it can't be true. >> reporter: it's believed tyler and his instructor died after their open. more than 3 million people sky dive in the u.s. every year. and in 2015, one killed during a tandem jump. ed scott is the director of the nonprofit organization that wirk works promote sky diving safety. >> if you don't find a location listed on our site, we don't know what their standards are.
is the cert fkification of the tandem instructor. sfwlr >> reporter: cbs this morning was unable to locate any of the required certifications for the instructor. when you hear there's a possibility he may not have been certified, what goes through your mind? >> anger. a lot of anger. >> reporter: she claims earlier in the day, the facility sped through preflight your order and get out. watch half a video. >> reporter: the owner of the parachute center declined our repeated request for comment but spoke on the day of the crash. >> it's an unfortunate situation but if you see a car wreck, they don't close the freeway. it's something that unfortunately in this sport, skiing, scuba diving, there are fatalities.
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about them in a story for "60 minutes." ? ? sfwlr >> reporter: the world's only sanctuary for bonobo's sits on the out skrts of congo. it's she'll tell you just look into their eyes. >> the way they look into your eyes. just like they look in your s soul. >> reporter: and most primates don't maintain eye contact like that.
>> reporter: but bonobonobo's l right at you. they're remarkably intelligent with a brain 1/3 the size of ours. those high pitch screeches are form of communication and their gestures a unmistakable. like chimpanzees, bonobos use tools in a wide variety of ways and capable solving. >> she has a baby, so she cannot go deeply. >> reporter: so she's break the stick actually. >> reporter: she showed the stick is too short. >> reporter: so she got a longer stick. that's amazing. she's using the stick to see how deep the water is. they're not dominated by male and according to bryan hair, a
anthropologist, it's the females that run the show. >> here if you try to be an alpha male, you will be corrected by the females. >> reporter: not just by one bout an alliance? >> right. they violate a rule of nature where usually if you're bigger, you're going to be dominate. but females are smaller but they're still not dominated by males because they work together. >> reporter: they've nevern observed killing each other, the same can't be said for chimpanzees or humans for that matter. >> they don't have that darker side. so, how could it be that a species with a brain 1/3 the size of ours can do something we can't, which is not kill each other. >> reporter: these apes are sex
planet. he refers to it as the bonobo handshake. it's not that they even find each other attractive -- >> no, it's a negotiation. >> reporter: and it's hardly surprising that many of these negotiations take place over food. chimpanzees will fight each other over food. >> chimpanzees get primed for competition, testosterone inea that drives them to want to be reassured and then they want a bonobo handshake to feel together. >> doesn't matter even the ages. >> any combination, any age. >> reporter: it's an irony that this peace loving primate is being hunted to extinction. though it's illegal to kill or capture bonobo's in the congo,
food. it's the largest in congo's capital, you can buy monkey, even alligators, dead or alive. bonobos aren't openly sold here anymore but you can still buy them in many parts of congo. their orphaned babies often end up in the only place that can care for them. lola ya bonobo. the babies arrive often injured. each is assigned a surrogate human mother and their job is to raise the babies as their own, showering them with the love and attention the orphaned apes so desperately need. it's incredible to see them up close like this.
i say all the time flat sure they are great apes. they are not us. and we are not them. but we have a line in the middle of the two worlds that we cross all the time. >> reporter: baby bonobos are as playful as any human toddler. and just as curious. suzy would know, she's in charge of the bonobo'sfa and overseas their rehabilitation. you have a child of your own? >> yes. >> reporter: how is it different? >> no difference. and most the time you need experienced mother. this the only way to save them. sfwlr >> reporter: that's what saves these babies. >> and makes them in life.
>> reporte . >> without that they die. >> reporter: after five years at lola she realized their behavior is closer to ours than she ever imagined. is it hard not to think of them as human? >> yes. because we share most -- we share time with them. >> reporter: you spend all day with them. >> all day. >> reporter: and at the end of the day, she sees to it that they're tucked into their hammocks for the night. do you read them a story? >> no, they're tired. they spend all their time jumping in trees. >> reporter: they're exhausted? >> yeah. >> reporter: and by age five, they move to the kindergarten, where their peers teach them how to be bonobos. they still crave affection but they're also more confident and have started developing their
i can't work under these conditions. or conduct an interview like this. claudine andre came across her first bonobo 20 years ago. they were on the verge of a brutal civil war. she volunteered to help at a local city zoo and that's when she saw the bonobo. he said don't put your heart in this animal? >> yes, it's a bonobo. it's the first time for me i hear this word and he say they never survive in captivity. >> reporter: so don't fall in love with a bonobo because it's going to die? >> yeah, but it was a sort of challenge. >> reporter: there are now more than 70 bonobos at lola. many of the original orphans have children of their own, but
their numbers in the wild will have to grow. seven years ago the team from lola decided to try to release some back into the forest. nothing like it had ever been done with bonobos before. they hand picked nine apes they felt would do well on their own. they have to be able to get along in a group as well as be strong themselves? >> you chose people to go to the moon. >> reporter: it's not quite the release the bonobos is about as remote a place as you can find on the planet. it's a three hour flight deep into the northern wilderness of the congo and then up the river in a dugout canoe. life along the river hasn't changed much in centuries. congo is one of the least developed countries in the world. it has millions of acres of virtually untouched forests.
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u.s. men's basketball team is back in action. they take on a serbia in what's known as the group stage. here how team u.s.a. is playing both on and off the court. >> reporter: pinpoint accuracy from behind the arc. has made it seem, for gold has never been a question. until australia almost turned the newest version of the dream team's road to glory into a nightmare. >> not an easy night for the united states. >> reporter: really the only competitor that the u.s. faces is itself. complacency is going to be the main issue they face. if they can get over that, i think they win a gold medal.
hardware isn't necessarily the prize. >> the bond we will have for a lifetime of winning gold in the olympics will be a lot more special to me than the actual gold medal. >> reporter: the 12 superstars on this team have already grown closer. >> this is the tightest team i've ever been on and i feel as though everyone here relates to one another and we respect each other but we have a good time as well. >> reporter: who's the best singer? >> i am. >> reporter: can you saying little? >> no. i am. >> reporter: basketball brought them to rio but they're making the most of their time off the court. >> we out here. >> having a lot of fun, seen christ the redeemer. crossed that off my buck et lis. >> reporter: and cheering on
waving the american flag and posing for selfies. floating on the high seas in rio's port. >> it's a botel. >> reporter: managing all that personality. >> we played as hard or harder than anybody. >> reporter: is duke coach and basketball legend, mike krzyzewski. >> he tells these guys i want u we're going to destroy the competition. >> reporter: a strategy they hope means the red, white and blue will be joined by gold. >> i don't look at silver or bronze medal. the gold medal is what we put all the work in for, kind of what we here for. and that's the overnight news for this friday. for some of you the news continues, for others, check
captioning funded by cbs it's friday, august 12th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." donald trump doubles down on his claim that preside and hillary clinton created isis, going so far to say -- >> isis will hand her the most valuable player award. >> that gives some republicans unrest and after some republicans have cut ties with their candidate, orges are calling to cut him off. details to the effort to strip trump of rnc funding. new video surfaces of the moment a security agent slammed a teen cancer patient to the